Broken Tablets: The Cult of the Law in French Art from David to Delacroix

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Broken Tablets: The Cult of the Law in French Art from David to Delacroix - Ribner, Jonathan P

In this first study of art, law, and the legislator, Jonathan Ribner provides a revealing look at French art from 1789 to 1848, the period in which constitutional law was established in France. Drawing on several disciplines, he discusses how each of the early constitutional regimes in France used imagery suggesting the divine origin and sacred ...

Broken Tablets: The Cult of the Law in French Art from David to Delacroix 1993, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520077492

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